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Biomedical Sciences

This taught MSc Biomedical Science course is designed to provide training and experience in Biomedical Sciences. It offers an informed and critical appreciation of recent scientific developments. The specific aims are to:

- provide a high level of scientific knowledge and understanding of disease processes from the molecular to the body/systems level;

- develop an informed and critical appreciation of recent scientific developments in relation to diagnostic laboratory pathology;

- enable students to gain, through a research project, additional specialist knowledge and practical expertise;

- prepare students for a broad spectrum of career opportunities spanning academic, commercial, industrial and healthcare applications of biomedical sciences. The course is also an excellent foundation for further studies leading to a PhD.

Course modules

Modules: Human diseases; immunology; toxicology; clinical and molecular endocrinology; human physiology; research methods; research project.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed by a mixture of coursework, examinations, practical work, oral and written presentations. The research project module will be assessed on the basis of a submitted project report and an oral defense of a poster.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 17,550 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 9,250 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years

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